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Guest Post: Minna Jung, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation and Vice Chair, Communications Network
Almost on a daily basis, I think about many of the same challenges faced by many of my communications colleagues at other foundations—especially, how to integrate communications thinking and strategies into the DNA of what foundations do.
Guest Post: Tony Proscio
Even people who disagree with economist Paul Krugman, the Nobel laureate who writes twice a week on the New York Times op-ed page, would do well to follow his blog. You’re sure to learn something about Keynesian macroeconomics there (some of the entries are helpfully headed “wonkish”). But the most useful thing you may learn is the art of writing a thoughtful, learned blog.
Guest Post: Mitch Hurst, MH Communications
One of the more satisfying aspects of holding a job in philanthropy is knowing you’re getting a paycheck from an enterprise that is, at its core, altruistic. You hop on your favorite mode of transport at the end of the workday and even if the day hadn’t gone as planned you can feel pretty good that you just spent eight or 10 hours trying to make the world a better place.
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